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Our DPS Weekly: Plan Ahead for a Successful Summer

“Summer is a time for fun with friends and family, but it shouldn’t be a time where learning stops.” Dear DPS Community, With this week’s

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Our DPS Weekly: Our Annual Report on School Performance

Dear Team DPS,   Today is the day when schools all across our district receive their 2019 School Performance Framework (SPF) results — our annual

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Our DPS Weekly: Making Career and College Success Possible for Every Student

Pictured above: Watch this DPS Features video about the exciting $10 million grant. Dear DPS Community, This week, I joined several of our high school

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Our DPS Weekly: Learning from and Leaning on Our Teachers

Dear DPS Community, Thirty years ago, I took my first steps in front of a classroom full of sixth graders at Horace Mann Middle School

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Our DPS Weekly: Community Collaboration

Dear Team DPS, One of the things that quickly became clear to me as I traveled around the city during my first few months as

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Our DPS Weekly: On Equity and Integration

Dear DPS Community,   Our schools have been the subject this week of two newspapers stories focused on integration — last Sunday in the Denver Post

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Our DPS Weekly: Parent Teacher Home Visits

Dear Team DPS,   “I want to be an astronaut and go to Mars…I thought I wanted to be a geologist, but why not go

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Our DPS Weekly: Our Cornerstones

Dear Team DPS,   Since January, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to travel around the city and listen to more than 2,100 students, teachers, parents,

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Our DPS Weekly: First-Week Fun!

Watch our video featuring the first day of school, “DPS Kicks Off ‘Best Year Yet’ at Maxwell Elementary” on Vimeo. Dear Team DPS, I had

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Our DPS Weekly: A Moment of Gratitude

“Even with all of this positive change and momentum, I know that there is still more work ahead of us to ensure every child thrives

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